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Bishop Response to Interior's Secretarial Order on Alaskan Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2017 -

Yesterday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a Secretarial Order to jump-start oil and gas production in Alaska and update resource assessments in the North Slope. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement:

“This Order further demonstrates the Trump administration’s commitment to harnessing America’s domestic energy resources to support economic growth, empower local communities and bolster security objectives abroad. I thank Secretary Zinke for putting forward a strategic plan to leverage the Department’s assets to responsibly explore and develop Alaska’s vast resource potential.”

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

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